Schedule

Saturday, June 7th

Time User Power User Designer Developer
8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:30 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amYour Ultimate WordPress Website Checklist Courtney RobertsonBuddyPress: An Enterprise Solution Tim McKenna6 Ways to Up Your Theme Game Tracy LevesqueAn Introduction to wp.media Eric Andrew Lewis
9:55 amFrom Zero to WordPress Hero Ben LobaughPreventive Development and Maintenance Rami AbrahamDon’t Just Build Pretty Websites — UX in the Real World Sonja LeixMake your clients happy with modular themes Chris Van Patten
10:50 amCongratulations! You’re having a WordPress Website! Joe RozsaIt Doesn’t End at Ship: Why You Should Give Great Support Elizabeth Urello, Karen Arnold, Deborah BeckettResponsive Images and Other Fun Code for RWD in WordPress Joe CasabonaThe Users We Forget About Aaron Jorbin
11:45 amHow to Tweak Your Site Without Breaking It: Custom CSS & Intro to Child Theming Lisa YoderWordPress Security Tony PerezHow to Be a Designer that Developers Love Sal FerrarelloAutomating Theme Development with Gulp, Yeoman, and Friends Zoe Rooney
12:30 pmLUNCH
1:45 pmKEYNOTE Helen Hou-Sandí
2:45 pmYou won’t believe this one weird trick to blogging success: keep writing good stuff Vicki BoykisMoonlighting With WordPress Erica SterlingTeaching a Designer to Use GitHub Jeremy Pry, Liam DempseyAdvanced Topics in WordPress Development Andrew Nacin
3:40 pmHow I Spent the last 5 years playing with WordPress and Building PewResearch.org Russell HeimlichChoosing a WordPress Host Jeff MatsonSuper-Charged Themes with a Template Language Jared NovackStrawberry Custom Fields Forever Matt Banks
4:35 pmWordPress for non-profits: For when your Operations Manager is also your Webmaster Alx BlockOptimizing WordPress Performance: PageSpeed and Load Times Doug YuenCSS Preprocessors + WordPress Tracy RottonEasier, More Secure Deploys with Docker and Dokku Dave Ross
5:30 pmClosing Remarks

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Saturday Panels

Time Panel
10:50 amWorking From Home
2:45 pmWordPress for Big Media Organizations

June 7-8th, 2014